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Samuel Yeomans
9/1/1655 - 9/1/1704
Samuel Yeomans was born on September 1, 1655 in Haverhill, Massachusetts and died on September 1, 1704 in Stonington, Connecticut. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 49 years old.

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11 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
17 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
37 1692 The first witchcraft trials occur in Salem, Massachusetts
5 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
8 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
15 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
26 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
45 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
5 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
11 1666 Great Fire of London
15 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
18 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
34 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
35 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
38 1693 National debt begins in England
43 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
46 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins

Mary Ellis
Born about 1657 and died on October 19, 1689
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The Children of Samuel Yeomans

Mary Yeomans
Born in Stonington, Connecticut on August 28, 1685 and died in Westerly, Rhode Island about 1728. She was about 42 years old.

Children of Mary and John: John Crandall 1705 1795 Deborah Crandall 1707 unknown Mary Crandall 1710 1766 Elizabeth Tacy Crandall 1721 1795 Benajah Crandall 1735 1809 Martha Crand...
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